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Old 06-20-2022, 8:02 PM
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No worries. $25 each and you'll never have to be bothered with owning them again.

Caveat, so long as other parts don't disappear by being in a safe and not getting fired.

Offer is good for anyone else who can't stand to own theirs. Limit of 10. No one should own a POS, your Walther for $25. Seems fair to me.







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If I ever need $5 (after gas driving to PPT) I’ll let you know LOL
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Old 06-20-2022, 8:04 PM
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Pulling that slide back and using that safety lever with the screw head... feels worse than a Nerf gun.
Mine shoots the safety on all by itself, if I ever decide to shoot it again I might hot glue the safety in the FIRE position just so I can get 2-3 rounds off.
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arent they cast zinc like a hi-point?
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Old 06-21-2022, 8:16 AM
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arent they cast zinc like a hi-point?
Yeah and there was a slide cracking issue some reported, but mine is a early model I got right when they hit the market... I have the original slide. Personally I'd rather have AL but the ZAMAK is OK on a $200 gun IMHO. Like I said, I do prefer the GSG, which I feel is a similar gun, but superior... probably sub $300 IIRC and more fun, accurate, better trigger, heavier metal frame (if that's a plus). I was used to guns just working, so the P22 was a wake-up call for me. IIRC, I did have one bad mag that I retired but there were some issues with RSA.

Sometimes you can fix the sloppy safety by carefully tightening that screw. Pretty sure I had that issue out the box as well. Mine shoots now, but it is bottom of the list of my favorites to shoot.

If you love them, more power to you. I suspect if we didn't have a roster, no one would buy them.
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arent they cast zinc like a hi-point?
Another gun I don't shoot much anymore actually has redeeming qualities IMHO... PT111 Millenium... 10 rounds of 9mm in a steel mag, smaller than a G26, OK / manageable, if not creepy long DAO trigger. Taurus said they might go off if dropped, but offered like $150 for them. I just kept mine and will try not to drop it just like Sig P320 fans do

I don't mind having a few crappy guns either, and the P22 is one of them IMHO.

If the best offer I get is $25 from what's his face, I will just keep the "Walther" too, heheh. I bet my kid is going to like shooting it before he knows any better. SA trigger pull is OK...

Bottom line... is it a fun and reliable, neat little .22 that's worth $300-$350 now??

NO.
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I've owned two of these. Sold both and I don't regret it.
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We like ours. Needs HV ammo though. Anything less, it has an occasional issue. Mini mags are hoot though. Very fun gun and accurate.
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My little P22 (gen1) broke a firing pin and while looking for the part number I found a pdf doc "P22 bible". That's a valuable tool for getting a finicky p22 running right.

I really like doing repairs/upgrades myself and I never sell a broken firearm if/when I ever sell one. I never pass a problem on.

Granted, this pistol ain't for those without mechanical skills.

No diy repair skills? Warranty. https://waltherarms.com/legendary-lifetime-warranty/
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Interesting. I didn't realize it had a lifetime warranty, for some reason the last time I sent it in I had it in my head from the dealer maybe that I couldn't send it in for anymore work because it was more than 2 years old or something like that. It's probably been ten years since I've sent it in for repair work but now I'm tempted to do it again....
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Interesting. I didn't realize it had a lifetime warranty, for some reason the last time I sent it in I had it in my head from the dealer maybe that I couldn't send it in for anymore work because it was more than 2 years old or something like that. It's probably been ten years since I've sent it in for repair work but now I'm tempted to do it again....
My lgs employee said something about a limited warranty to me when I bought mine.

Here's some good linkage supporting a recent P22 warranty experience.
https://www.waltherforums.com/thread...on-p22.128425/
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